Myat Htun

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Background

Ph D, Senior Professor of Chemical Engineering with focus on Mechanical Pulp Technology
Myat Hhtun received his Master's Ph D and Docent degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.
Joinded STFI (now Innventia) and worked there until 1996. Came to Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall 1996.

Founded FSCN - Fibre Science and Communication Network with the support of KK-foundation and the Swedish Forest Industry in 1999. Worked as the Director of the Centre until 2010.

Awarded the SPCI medal in 2009.

Current research

Presently working as senior professor for the Faculty to promote advanced studies at the university. Research interests concern paper physics, mechanical pulping, especially the relationship between the ionic character of wood and its swelling potentials.

Publications

Articles in journals

Fjellström, H. , Engstrand, P. & Htun, M. (2013). ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WOOD FIBRE WALL SWELLING, CHARGED GROUPS, AND DELAMINATION DURING REFINING. J-FOR-JOURNAL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FOR FOREST PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES, vol. 3: 4, pp. 30-34.  

Fjellström, H. , Engstrand, P. & Htun, M. (2013). On the relationship between wood fibre wall swelling, charged groups, and delamination during refining. Journal of Science & Technology for Forest Products and Processes, vol. 3: 4, pp. 30-34.

Björkqvist, O. , Engstrand, P. , Htun, M. & Norgren, M. (2010). FORE – Ett nytt industrikombinat baserat på mekaniska massaprocesser. Svensk papperstidning, Nordisk cellulosa, : 2, pp. 24-25.  

Bäckström, M. , Hammar, L. & Htun, M. (2009). Beatability and runnability studies of ion-exchanged unbleached kraft pulps on a pilot scale. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, vol. 24: 1, pp. 94-100.    

Bäckström, M. , Kolar, M. & Htun, M. (2008). Characterisation of fines from unbleached kraft pulps and their impact on sheet properties. Holzforschung, vol. 62: 5, pp. 546-552.  

Norgren, M. , Gärdlund, L. , Notley, S. M. , Htun, M. & Wågberg, L. (2007). Smooth model surfaces from lignin derivatives : II. Adsorption of polyelectrolytes and PECs monitored by QCM-D. Langmuir, vol. 23: 7, pp. 3737-3743.  

Rundlöf, M. , Htun, M. , Höglund, H. & Wågberg, L. (2000). Mechanical pulp fines of poor quality - Characteristics and influence of white water. Journal of Pulp and Paper Science (JPPS), vol. 26: 9, pp. 308-316.

Rundlöf, M. , Htun, M. , Höglund, H. & Wågberg, L. (2000). The importance of the experimental method when evaluating the quality of fines of mechanical pulps. Journal of Pulp and Paper Science (JPPS), vol. 26: 9, pp. 301-307.

Conference papers

Fjellström, H. , Engstrand, P. & Htun, M. (2013). On the relationship between charged groups, chemical environment and delamination during refining.. Paper presented at the 8th International Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar (IFMPRS), Åre, Sweden, Jan 29-31, 2013

Fjellström, H. , Engstrand, P. & Htun, M. (2012). Aspects of fibre wall swelling in high-yield pulp.. In PROCEEDING OF THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PULPING, PAPERMAKING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (ICPPB '12), VOLS. I AND II.. pp. 1183--1186.